Middle East Avenue: Female Migration From Sri Lanka To The Gulf, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Middle East Avenue

Female Migration From Sri Lanka To The Gulf, 1st Edition

By Grete Brochmann

Routledge

200 pages

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Description

Contributing to the literature on labor migration from less developed countries to the Gulf states, Middle East Avenue focuses on the case of Sri Lanka's large-scale exportation of its poorest women to serve as housemaids in private Arab homes.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Theoretical Approach to labour Migration and Gendered labour 2. The Receiving Side—The Gulf 3. The Sender Side—Sri Lanka 4. The Migration Connection 5. Status of Women in Sri Lanka 6. Status of Sri Lankan Women in the Gulf 7. Local Level: Communities, Households and Individuals 8. Consequences of Female Migration to the Middle East

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL054000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Asian
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies